Executives Legend
The color legend to the right illustrates the various backgrounds for the top executives in the residential real estate industry.
Bess Freedman

Bess Freedman

Brown Harris Stevens
2024 Rank: 43
Freedman is in her 10th year as CEO at Brown Harris Stevens, the country’s 20th largest brokerage with more than 2,700 agents doing over $10.4 billion in annual sales. BHS, which celebrated 150 years in business in 2023, operates as the brokerage wing under parent company Terra Holdings. Freedman, who previously practiced law, is an active member of the Real Estate Board of New York Board of Governors.